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Ongoing Internal Projects

Ongoing Internal Projects

Sl No.

Name of the Research Scholars/ Fellows

Project & Topic of Research

Supervisor

1.

Dr. Kumkum Bandyopadhyay

 

 

(Archaeology)

South and South East Asian Studies

 

Development of Buddhism in Bihar and Religious Intercourse Between major Buddhist Establishments of Bihar and South-East Asia: A Study of Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources

 

Prof. Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay

Paresh Chandra Chatterjee Chair Professor,

Department of History,

Presidency University

2.

Dr. Sampan Ckakrabarty

 

(Bengali)

Folklore and Culture

 

Negative Characters in Folktales

(to be finalized after meeting with her supervisor on 3rd April, 2017)

 

Prof. Pallab Sengupta

Former Vidyasagar Chair Professor,

Department of Bengali,

Rabindra Bharati University

3.

Tista Biswas

 

(Sanskrit)

Sir William Jones RF in Sanskritic Studies

 

Some Elements of Vedic Culture as Reflected in the Skanda Purāṇa

Prof. Subuddhi Charan Goswami

Former Professor,

Department of Sanskrit,

Rabindra Bharati University

4.

Smita Halder

 

(Ancient Indian History & Culture)

Indology

 

Exploring the Malwa Corridor: Looking beyond the Cities and Trade Routes

 

Prof. Susmita Basu Majumdar

Professor,

Department of Ancient Indian History and Culture,

University of Calcutta,

5.

Sujata Banerjee

 

(History)

History of Science

 

Science and Technical Education in India: A Study of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (1909-1964)

 

Prof. Arun Bandopadhyay

Former Professor,

Department of History,

University of Calcutta

 

and

 

Prof. Rajkumar Roychowdhury

Former Professor,

Indian Statistical Institute

6.

Apalak Das

 

(History)

History of Medicine

 

The Curse of Providence: A Critical Approach to History of Leprosy and its Medicinal Treatment in Colonial Bengal 1873-1955

 

Prof. Mahua Sarkar

Former Dean,

Faculty of Arts,

Jadavpur University

7.

Suman Hazra

 

(Anthropology)

History of Medicine

 

Vaccination and Children’s Health in Kolkata: From Colonial to the Present Period

 

Prof. Gopal Krishna Chakrabarty

Professor,

Department of Anthropology,

University of Calcutta

8.

Priyanku Chakraborty

 

(Sanskrit)

 

Rajendralal Mitra RF in Buddhist Studies

 

Buddhism in Tripura: Gleanings from Epigraphs, Sculptures and Architectural Remains (c. 6th -12th Century CE.)

 

Prof. Aisarwya Biswas

Professor,

Department of Buddhist Studies,

University of Calcutta

9.

Sunayana Maiti

 

(History)

History of Science

 

Interface of Scientific and Technological Education and Industrial Research in India c.1920s-1960s: Case studies of Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

 

Prof. Arun Bandopadhyay

Former Nurul Hassan Professor,

Department of History,

University of Calcutta

 

and

 

Prof. Rajkumar Roychowdhury

Former Professor,

Indian Statistical Institute

10.

Mary Vanlalthanpuii

 

(Women Studies)

North-East India Studies

 

Women and Church Politics, A Study of Mizoram Presbyterian Church and the Baptist Church of Mizoram

 

Prof. Paula Banerjee

Professor,

Department of South and South Asian Studies,

University of Calcutta

11.

Dyuti Sarkar Bhattacharya

 

(Performing Art)

 

Performing Art including Visual Art

 

Popularise and Familiarise Rabindra Sangeet in the 19th and 20th Century

 

 

Prof. Debashis Mandal

Dean,

Faculty of Fine Arts,

Rabindra Bharati University

12.

Dr. Praggnaparamita Biswas

 

(English Literature)

Indology

 

Friedrich Max-Můller’s Indology Revisited: a Holistic approach to evaluate the turning points

 

 

Prof. Ratna Basu

Former Professor,

Department of Sanskrit,

University of Calcutta

13.

Imran Philip

 

(History)

Dr. Zakir Hussain Fellowship

 

Gender, Religion and the Changing Position of Muslim Women in Bengal (1873-1952)

 

Dr. Kaustubh Mani Sengupta

Department of History,

Bankura University,

14.

Manasi Dilip Nadkarni

 

(Linguistics)

North-East India Studies

 

Socio -linguistic profile of the Kuki-Chin people of Manipur (with Special reference to Simte )

Sri Shyam Sunder Bhattacharya

Philological Secretary,

The Asiatic Society

15.

Biswajit Biswas

Matuas Religious Sect: A Study of Folklore, Spirituality, and Its Acceptance in West Bengal with an Ethnographic Lens

Prof. Rajat Kanti Das

Former Professor,

Department of Anthropology,

Vidyasagar University

 

Ms. Moumita Hossain

History of the Asiatic Society

Proceedings of the History of the Asiatic Society (1842-1947)

Prof. Ranjit Sen

17.

Ms. Poulami Ray

History of the Asiatic Society

 

Proceedings of the History of the Asiatic Society(1842-1947)

Prof. Ranjit sen

18.

Md Bakibilla

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

An account of Maula Abul Kalam Azad in Arabic: a critical study

Prof. Dr. Ishrat Ali Molla

19.

Ms. Sulagna Bhattacharya

H P Shastri Research Fellowship

A Critical Study Advayavajrasamgraha

Prof. Pratap Bandyopadhyay

20

Ms. Tanaya Afroz

Language & Linguistics

Adhnuk Bangla Natoker Sanglap O Tar Bhasha Shoili

Shri Shyamsundar Bhattacharya

21

Smt. Sunanda Mukhopadhyay

Language & Linguistics

The origin & development of Bengali Script

Shri Shyamsundar Bhattacharya

22.

 

 

Smt. Minakshi Banerjee

James Prinsep Research Fellowship

A critical study of select Bhanja inscriptions (circa.5th century A.D. to 12th century A.D.)

Prof. Debarchana Sarkar

23.

Smt. Amrita Dasgupta

Sarat Ch Roy

A study among the migrated tribal groups living in the urban areas of West Bengal: Appraisal of cultural heritage.

Prof. Ranjana Ray

24.

Smt. Ankita Chakraborty

Oriental Studies The Influence of Society and Culture on Transformation of Indian Healing Tradition: an Exploration Through the Changed Reading of Manuscript on Surgery.

Prof. Bijoya Goswami